One year anniversary / director's commentary
Dec. 11—One year ago today,
I released Sriracha on Vimeo. Last week it was one of the five most popular documentaries on Hulu! It's also now on iTunes and Amazon. (And... Read more
Black Friday Special—99¢!
Today through Monday, download Sriracha for only 99 cents!
It's the perfect time to share the movie with your friends! Normally $2.99, I've dropped the Vimeo price for Black Friday,... Read more
Lower price, new ways to watch!
I've dropped the price of Sriracha from $5 to $2.99!
In addition to Vimeo On Demand, the film is now available on Amazon Instant Video and iTunes! (You can help by... Read more
It's been a year!
It's our Kickstarter anniversary—one year ago, you funded Sriracha! To celebrate, you can share the film with friends for half price! Just tell them to visit srirachamovie.com/watch, and use the... Read more
50% off Sriracha!
VIDEO: Sriracha's Hollywood Premiere
Last week, I returned from Los Angeles—the 8th festival screening of Sriracha! Thank you to everyone who attended, especially to David Tran, Adam Holliday, Donna Lam... Read more
Sriracha Premieres in Hollywood, June 3 2:45p
After playing to sold-out crowds in Atlanta, Indianapolis and San Francisco, the story of LA's favorite hot sauce finally premieres in Hollywood!
Next... Read more
"Best Short Doc" DVDs now available!
If you follow the film on Facebook and Twitter, you know how wild this last month has been, traveling to eight cities: Sriracha screened to sold-out shows in Atlanta and... Read more
Blu-Rays now available!
Yesterday, I received my order of 200 Sriracha Blu-Rays, and they look great! Today, I'm mailing 160 to Kickstarter backers all over the world!
If you didn't order one during... Read more
Srirachapocalypse / Blu-Rays / Theatrical Premiere!
Today I have an update about Blu-Rays, how you can support Huy Fong Foods, and the upcoming theatrical screenings of the film!
If you're in the L.A. area,... Read more
First Film Fest Acceptance!
"Sriracha" in Indianapolis, Feb. 26
In the film, remember Sriracha Rap? Its mastermind, Sean Ireton, invited me to screen the documentary at the Landmark Keystone Art Cinema in Indianapolis, Feb.... Read more
A great first week!
Interesting factoid: 35 years ago today—Dec. 18, 1978—David Tran left Vietnam. The Huey Fongfreighter, carrying twice its capacity of human cargo, departed Ho Chi Minh City on a five-day covert... Read more
Full-length music & videos from the film
The crazy YouTube videos and incredible Sriracha-themed music tracks featured in the film led to some of my favorite on-screen moments, but I significantly edited them down. So if you... Read more
Look for the film very soon!
The film is SO close to being done!
Many of my friends have screened near-complete cuts of the film. Now I'm making the final color correction and audio tweaks before... Read more
Tomorrow, Sriracha on CBS News (but no me)
Tomorrow, CBS This Morningwill air a story that I was originally featured in. But with the news today that the City of Irwindale is trying to shut down production... Read more
Sriracha Fest / CBS News
Yesterday I met lots of great people at the first Sriracha Festival. Over 800 attendees, many of whom were very excited to learn about the film! David Tran walked around... Read more
L.A. Sriracha Festival
Just three weeks left until the first film festival deadline I want to hit, so I'm editing, and the film will be complete soon! (I apologize that my original September... Read more
I'm writing to you from inside the Huy Fong Foods factory, where I'm shooting some of the final scenes of the documentary. It's busy here, with the chile harvest happening.... Read more
Chile harvest / Credits / Posters
Several updates today about the production, getting all your names in the credits, publicity and backer rewards!
Huy Fong Foods & Underwood Ranches have finally hit the peak... Read more
Great trip to Thailand!
I'm home from an amazing five days in Thailand! Here's a video recap of what our three-man crew was able to accomplish while in Bangkok and Sriracha. (Remember, you made... Read more
I made it to Thailand!
After 25 hours of travel, I just landed in Bangkok, Thailand, where it's almost 11 p.m. Tuesday (12 hours ahead of Chicago time). I'm waiting for Randy Clemens, author of ... Read more
We did it!
My first experience running a Kickstarter project has been incredible. We hit the $5,000 goal in only eight hours on day one—which helped this project become a... Read more
400% funded with 1 day left!
I just want to say thank you—you're incredible! Here's a video about what happens next:
Flight to Thailand Booked!
Flight to Thailand Booked!
What a cool thing to do on my 29th birthday—I've just booked my first flight to Asia! Because you and over 1,100 backers believe in me... Read more
On the radio tomorrow!
Listen live to The Susan Show tomorrow morning!
If you're awake tomorrow at 7:25 a.m. CDT, I'll be live on WBNQ (101.5 FM in Central Illinois) talking about the film. You... Read more
Live Radio Tomorrow
Saturday: Listen to me live on the radio!
Tomorrow (Saturday), Randy Clemens (Sriracha Cookbookauthor) and I will chat about the film on chef Jet Tila's radio show from approximately... Read more
Top Chef Winner + 1,000 Backers!
Winner of Top Chef Season One
I knew I needed press credentials to get through the door at the Fancy Food Show, but I didn't anticipate the great networking opportunities,... Read more
Fancy Food Show in NYC
Discovering Sriracha Stories in NYC
I set out to raise $5,000, but thanks to your incredible support—and nearly 1,000 backers!—I've been able to expand the scope of the film. I'm... Read more
Filming in NYC this week!
Filming in NYC this week!
Thanks to your awesome support, I'll be in New York City this Sunday through Tuesday!
I already have several interviews lined up with chefs and... Read more
Would you like to be featured in the film?
Fans of Sriracha, meet up in Normal, IL today!
I'm seeking on-camera interviews with people sharing their thoughts about Sriracha, so if you live in the Bloomington-Normal area, and would... Read more
Over 800 backers! Each in the credits!
We hit 800 backers this weekend—holy cow!
Knowing that I want to honor each and every one of you in a meaningful way, I've enlisted the help of Mallory and... Read more
It's been an incredible 24 hours!
I'll never forget what you did for me yesterday.
I gave myself a month to raise $5,000, but you got me there in 8 hours! That speed caught the attention... Read more
Oh. My. Hot sauce! 100% in 8 hours!
This is ridiculous! Yesterday, I wondered if it was possible to reach $5,000 in 31 days. Today, we did it in 8 hours!!
You are the best supporters, and I... Read more